The Millionaire Robert Durst is convicted of the murder of the Susan Berman writer

A courtship of Los Angeles declared Millionaire Robert Durst guilty of a murder crime for finishing the life of writer Susan Berman, deceased in 2000 shot in hi

The Millionaire Robert Durst is convicted of the murder of the Susan Berman writer

A courtship of Los Angeles declared Millionaire Robert Durst guilty of a murder crime for finishing the life of writer Susan Berman, deceased in 2000 shot in his head.

The popular entrepreneur, 78, was charged in 2015 by the Los Angeles Prosecutor's Office, of a position that led to his arrest and after which another trial was produced where he was sentenced to seven years in prison for illegal possession as he waited The verdict for the murder of the writer.

According to the opinion announced by a jury, Durst killed Berman at his house in Los Angeles because he had witnessed another crime.

Berman died before telling researchers what he knew about the disappearance Kathleen McCormack, Durst's wife, who is located unknown since 1982.

McCormack disappeared without a trace in 1982 after manifesting his desire to divorce from Durst, a case that remained unresolved.

In 2000, Berman, which until then had interceded in favor of Durst, appeared dead from a head shot shortly before the police interrogated him about what happened to McCormack, after reopening that research.

The following year, Durst was accused of killing and later dismembering his neighbor in a town in Texas, whose crushed body appeared floating at sea.

Durst was judged and exculiated by a jury that determined that he had acted in self-defense after a struggle with the victim.

Durst's wanderings were collected in the HBO documentary series The Jinx: The Life and Deaths of Robert Durst, a program directed by Andrew Jaracki who proposed the Durst himself, eager for someone to let him tell his story.

Durst is one of the heirs of a prosperous New York family that was enriched with the real estate business, although in 1994 his father chose his younger brother Douglas to take over the family business.

Updated Date: 22 September 2021, 04:40

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